Austrian Researchers find that saddle pads may reduce pressure on a horses back from badly fitting saddles. But the ideal pad varies from horse to horse and between different disciplines.
A study concludes that the training of riders in visual attention techniques might improve ridden performance and could reduce the number of accidents associated with lack of experience and/or rider error.
Welcome to the world of HorseOz Blogging. I hope to provide equestrian relevant articles and links here ass time goes by. And not just competition results. Things like Horse Health, Grazing Management, Rider fitness and anything else I stumble across in my travels.
Hopefully all of this will help to make your eventing, showjumping or dressage easier and more fun. If you only do trail riding this will of course also be relevant as you still need to be fit to be fair to your athletic partner, the Horse